Find An Eating Disorder Therapist in Elmhurst, IL.

Experienced counselors in Elmhurst, IL for anorexia, bulimia, food aversion, orthorexia nervosa and other food issues.


Eating Disorder Counselor

Portrait Health Centers, Chicago, IL

Psychologists/Counselors/Dietitians/Psychological Testing

Within driving distance of Elmhurst

There is a commonly held view that eating disorders are a lifestyle choice. Eating disorders are actually serious and often fatal illnesses that cause severe disturbances to a person’s eating behaviors. Obsessions with food, body weight, and shape may also signal an eating disorder. Common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder. At Portrait Health Centers, therapy and nutrition counseling can greatly benefit the person seeking treatment from an eating disorder.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Tompkins and Associates, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologists

Within driving distance of Elmhurst

We treat early eating disorders in children and adolescents. We understand the link between eating disorders and anxiety and work closely with other mental health professionals to form a team. We have access to programming both for inpatient and partial. Depending on the specific situation, there is also an understanding of different approaches to treatment depending upon the age of the adolescent, family involvement and time spent engaged with the eating disorder. If you come to Tompkins and Associates, you will be given choices of treatment based upon your unique circumstances and needs. We understand how this disease affects the entire family.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Debra K. Hirschberg, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Elmhurst

Working with horses can help those who struggle with eating disorders experience deep healing and strong connection with their bodies. Being connected to your body is vital to taking care of it in a healthy way. Eating disorders exist only when you disconnect from your body and true self. Our Equine Assisted Psychotherapy program provides experiences of change that are unforgettable. We can help with aftercare and can provide support on your journey of wholeness.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Rebecca Esser, MA, NBCC, LPC.

Clinical Therapist

Within driving distance of Elmhurst

I work with clients to identify their thoughts and feelings that contribute to their eating patterns and help them dismantle negative eating behaviors. Collaboratively, we work to develop and implement new healthy eating habits, and a renewed self-esteem, leading to the creation of internal positive thoughts and feelings, surrounding food.Utilizing evidence based practice for eating disorders, I can help you over come the shame, guilt and anxiety that accompanies feelings about food.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Alcohol/Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of Elmhurst

I believe that eating disorders do not exist independently; I strongly believe that there are other issues such as depression and/or low self esteem, with the eating disorder being the only area where the individual feels a sense of control. My approach would be to assist the individual in working through the other stressors, decreasing the need for control through eating disorders. I would encourage medical care as needed. I

Eating Disorder Counselor

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of Elmhurst

I work with people trying to lose weight from compulsive overeating such as binge eating. I do not work with anorexia or bulimia however. Many times the overeating is grouped along with other addictions such as drinking, smoking, shopping, gambling or drugs. Please don't hesitate to ask how I might be helpful in this area. I approach this work from a behavioral and cognitive viewpoint - but also work to get to the underlying reasons for the overeating to help maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Tele-Counselor

Within driving distance of Elmhurst

Anorexia is Greek for "without appetite" and Bulimia is Greek for "ravenous hunger." They are behaviors characterized by under eating and overeating. If you under eat to the point of risking your life, you are called Anorexic. If you overeat and compensate (by excessive exercise or purging) you are called Bulimic. If you overeat and do nothing to compensate, you become overweight. If you are overweight to the point of damaging your body, you are called obese. All of these behaviors are serious problems. Whether they are rooted in genetics, family history, or current emotional stresses, you need to change what you are doing with food. Please get some help today. The world is a better place with you than without you.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Taylor Newendorp, M.A., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Elmhurst

In addition to treating Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and other types of disordered eating behaviors, I specialize in working with people struggling with Binge-Eating Disorder and compulsive overeating. I encourage clients to examine the reasons for their behaviors and identify the underlying issues that are driving the eating disordered behaviors in order to help them stop self-destructive patterns. Using a strengths-based, Cognitive-Behavioral approach, I can help you learn how to challenge negative thoughts related to food, weight, and body image so that you can gain a sense of freedom and control in your life separate from the eating disorder.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Dr. Jessica Norman, PhD, LCPC

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Within driving distance of Elmhurst

Feeling like your health and nutrition is not balanced? Do you have a negative view of your body? Maintaining your health & nutrition can be a difficult balance when you are struggling with an eating disorder and/or have a poor view of your body image. We treat Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge eating, as well non-eating due to stress and anxiety. If you're feeling unbalanced, let us help you get back on track! We use only the best, evidence based treatments such as DBT and CBT for eating related disorders.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Samantha Elliott, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Elmhurst

When working with people who suffer from disordered eating, I work with the client to help them understand what purpose the eating pattern serves. We identify how it has come to be and then learn to identify triggers and trigger responses. Clients are trained in managing their awareness and urges in order to take full control of their health and wellness. We also work to create a plan for how to maintain mental wellness moving forward so that the eating disorder does not morph into another mental health issue.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Jennifer Froemel, MA, LCPC

Counselor, MA, LCPC

Within driving distance of Elmhurst

Whether you are currently suffering from or overcoming issues with restricting, purging, or overeating, you don’t have to be trapped by your eating issues. We are experts in the specialized treatment of eating issues, including eating disorders, and can help you free yourself from their crippling effects. We will help you explore your relationship with food, through individual, family, couple and group therapy, depending on your needs. Together, we can help you understand your patterns and develop a behavioral program to break the cycles.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Elmhurst

Eating Disorders cross the span of gender, culture and socio-economic class. Whether you struggle with anorexia, bulmia, over exercising or body image distortions, I can help facilitate a more peaceful way to live. ED have many different sources but often stem from a lack of self-esteem, perfectionism or as a means to self-soothe. Studies show that cognitive behavorial therapy combined with insight oriented therapy often offer the most satisfying means to overcome an Eating Disorder. I use both approaches, I also work closely with several residential programs, when there is a need for more comprehensive care. My clients find long lasting growth and satisfication in their therapy with me.

Eating Disorder Counselor

Alicia Stalker-Gallichio, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Elmhurst

An eating disorder can threaten your health and well-being, and can even be life threatening. There are different types of eating disorders which include Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating Disorder. if you have an eating disorder, you will need medical attention for these and possibly work with a nutritionist as well, but psychotherapy alongside medical help can be helpful in identifying underlying causes of an eating disorder and working with behavior.



You Have Found Honest and Real Therapy for Food Issues in Elmhurst, IL.

Are you ready to start on a new path? Thank you for visiting our Illinois search of licensed therapists in Elmhurst who specialize and have experience treating food issues such as anorexia, over eating, food aversions, orthorexia nervosa and bulimia.  Food issues affect anyone, both children and adults and can impede our relationships and daily life. Counseling for help with food and eating is a vital component of healthy recovery and restoration. Find the right counselor for eating and food issues in Elmhurst right now and begin your new life.

Elmhurst is a city that is located in multiple counties- Cook County and DuPage County in Illinois. It has a land area of 10.26 square miles and a water area of 0.05 square miles.  The population of Elmhurst is 45,957 people with 15,814 households and a median annual income of $96,486. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Elmhurst, IL

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Elmhurst is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees